Waldo, Ohio

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Waldo, Ohio
Village
Location of Waldo, Ohio
Location of Waldo, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°27′31″N 83°4′41″W / 40.45861°N 83.07806°W / 40.45861; -83.07806Coordinates: 40°27′31″N 83°4′41″W / 40.45861°N 83.07806°W / 40.45861; -83.07806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
Area[1]
 • Total 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Land 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 338
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 331
 • Density 520.0/sq mi (200.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43356
Area code(s) 740

Waldo is a village in Waldo Township, Marion County, Ohio, United States. The population was 338 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Waldo was laid out in 1833 by M. D. Pettibone at the intersection of a turnpike and a state road.[4] It was named for Pettibone's son.[5]

Geography[edit]

Waldo is located at 40°27′31″N 83°4′41″W / 40.45861°N 83.07806°W / 40.45861; -83.07806 (40.458481, -83.078054).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 338 people, 138 households, and 99 families residing in the village. The population density was 520.0 inhabitants per square mile (200.8/km2). There were 157 housing units at an average density of 241.5 per square mile (93.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.9% Asian, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 138 households of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.3% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the village was 41.5 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 332 people, 144 households, and 92 families residing in the village. The population density was 510.5 people per square mile (197.2/km²). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 235.2 per square mile (90.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.70% White and 0.30% Asian.

There were 144 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 81.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,982, and the median income for a family was $38,125. Males had a median income of $35,750 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,545. About 9.6% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.1% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

Landmarks[edit]

Notable landmarks include the G&R Tavern, famous for its fried bologna sandwiches.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  4. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 464. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Mangus, Michael; Herman, Jennifer L. (2008). Ohio Encyclopedia. North American Book Dist LLC. p. 565. ISBN 978-1-878592-68-2. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
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External links[edit]

  • [3], G&R Tavern: home of the world famous fried bologna sandwich
  • [4], Taylor Lasseigne's photo journal of a trip to Waldo